In Praise of Shadows

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 Authors, Editor and Contributors: Paolo Colombo, William Kentridge, Metin And, Enrique Juncosa, Evamarie  Blattner, Francois Martin, Carolina Lopez Caballero, Lewis Hyde
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ISBN: 978-8-881587-14-8

Year of Publication: 2008

Description: This publication revolves around shadows, shadow theatre and silhouettes as well as stories based on  traditional folklore, contemporary short stories, literary works and simple narratives, all expressed with economy of means. The  central metaphor of this book is the shadow theatre in Turkey and Greece, but it also highlights some examples of great animation  classics, namely the works of Ladislas Starewitch and Lotte Reiniger, as well as reinterpretations by noteworthy contemporary artists  such as Haluk Akakçe, Nathalie Djurberg, William Kentridge, Katariina Lillqvist, Jockum Nordström, Christiana Soulou,  Andrew Vickery and Kara Walker. 152 Pages, 173 illustrations